Community Attitudes to Gambling

The Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm is seeking the views of our community on gambling to inform the actions of both the Taskforce as a whole and of the individual partnering organisations.

The survey asks questions about the type and frequency of gambling people participate in, the availability of gambling products, and views about the impact of gambling in Ballarat.

The survey will only take around 5 minutes to complete and will be open from Wednesday 1 May until Sunday 9th June, 2019. Surveys can be completed by following the link on this page. Hard copies will also be available from the City of Ballarat, Phoenix Building and Ballarat Community Health's Sebastopol and Lucas sites.

All feedback from the survey will be collated into a report and made available to the public on this mySay page and at the locations identified above.

Your participation in this survey is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this survey, you may withdraw at any time. Your responses will be confidential and we do not collect identifying information such as your name or IP address.


Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm

The member organisations of the Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm currently include Ballarat Community Health, the City of Ballarat, Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Centre, Central Highlands Primary Care Partnership, Compassionate Ballarat, YMCA. The Taskforce is established to advocate for the reduced harm from gambling in the City of Ballarat using a public health approach.


Possible risks and potential benefits to participants

Gambling may be a sensitive topic for some people. If you do experience any distress or feel you need any additional support regarding gambling, please contact one of the services listed below:

Gambler’s Help - For free confidential support or to make an appointment with a counsellor in your area. Call: 1800 858 858

Gambler’s Help Online - Go to http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/foronlineassitance

Lifeline - Lifeline provides free professional and confidential telephone counselling, support and information services. Call 13 11 14.

The Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm is seeking the views of our community on gambling to inform the actions of both the Taskforce as a whole and of the individual partnering organisations.

The survey asks questions about the type and frequency of gambling people participate in, the availability of gambling products, and views about the impact of gambling in Ballarat.

The survey will only take around 5 minutes to complete and will be open from Wednesday 1 May until Sunday 9th June, 2019. Surveys can be completed by following the link on this page. Hard copies will also be available from the City of Ballarat, Phoenix Building and Ballarat Community Health's Sebastopol and Lucas sites.

All feedback from the survey will be collated into a report and made available to the public on this mySay page and at the locations identified above.

Your participation in this survey is voluntary. You may choose not to participate. If you decide to participate in this survey, you may withdraw at any time. Your responses will be confidential and we do not collect identifying information such as your name or IP address.


Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm

The member organisations of the Ballarat Interagency Taskforce on Gambling Harm currently include Ballarat Community Health, the City of Ballarat, Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Centre, Central Highlands Primary Care Partnership, Compassionate Ballarat, YMCA. The Taskforce is established to advocate for the reduced harm from gambling in the City of Ballarat using a public health approach.


Possible risks and potential benefits to participants

Gambling may be a sensitive topic for some people. If you do experience any distress or feel you need any additional support regarding gambling, please contact one of the services listed below:

Gambler’s Help - For free confidential support or to make an appointment with a counsellor in your area. Call: 1800 858 858

Gambler’s Help Online - Go to http://www.gamblinghelponline.org.au/foronlineassitance

Lifeline - Lifeline provides free professional and confidential telephone counselling, support and information services. Call 13 11 14.